The Quarry Lane School

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Tel: (925)829-8000
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Our state-of-the-art gymnasium is used for Physical Education classes, as well as hosting a variety of sports, including Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton and Futsal.
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Our state-of-the-art gymnasium is used for Physical Education classes, as well as hosting a variety of sports, including Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton and Futsal.
Our Dublin campus is the location for our Junior Kindergarten through twelfth grades. Features of our Dublin campus are:
-10 acre campus
-48 instructional classrooms
-State-of-the-art science and computer lab
-Lower school library and upper school research library
-Multi-purpose room
-Gymnasium
-Outdoor playing field
-Visual arts studio
What sets us apart from other educational institutions is our 3 progressive academic  tracks:-The College preparatory track, which meets and exceeds UC admissions standards.
-The Science, Engineering and Technology Track, where students learn and apply basic principles of science to engineer tomorrow's technology
-The International Baccalaureate Diploma Track, the gold standard for top university admission.
The Quarry Lane School offers a comprehensive ESL program that provides a highly interactive academic environment where students learn to communicate clearly and comfortably while forging connections with local culture and community.
Students are exposed to a variety of elective courses embedded in to the curriculum expanding their overall academic experience:-Theater Arts
-Dance
-Applied Science & Engineering
-Performing Arts, including an advanced Music program
-Visual Arts
-Robotics (both a club and a class).
-Journalism (as an elective club)
The mission of The Quarry Lane School is to create an atmosphere which inspires a lifelong love of learning and nurtures each student to reach his or her fullest potential– emotionally, socially, academically, and physically, in order to assume responsibility as a future citizen of the world.
We have two Preschool campuses, located in Pleasanton. Our Pleasanton West campus is open for Preschool (ages 3-4) as well as Half and Full Day Pre-kindergarten (ages 4-5). Our Pleasanton East has Infant/Toddler Care (6 weeks-24 months), Young Preschool (ages 2-3), Preschool (ages 3-4), Half and Full Day Pre-kindergarten (ages 4-5) and Public Day Camp- including Before and After School.
  • The Quarry Lane School is a private, Jr.K through 12 college preparatory school known for providing an academically rigorous, nurturing and supportive educational environment that prepares students for success in college and beyond.
  • Small class sizes, individualized attention, an accelerated curriculum and a cutting-edge, experiential curriculum taught by highly qualified, subject-matter experts are hallmarks of a Quarry Lane education. Quarry Lane almuni have gone on to attend some of the nation's finest colleges and universities.
  • The Quarry Lane School is the only private school in the East Bay Area to offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Independent Private Schools Association
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1991

Student Body

Total Students1031 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
60%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeThe Quarry Lane School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
Average SAT score1480
Average ACT score32
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesInfant-PK varies Jr. K $17,750 Grades 1-5 $22,800 Grades 6-8 $25,650 Grades 9 and up $34,150
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCasey Johnston
Admissions AssociateKatie Specht

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBadminton, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Flag Football, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Flag FootballIndoor Soccer,
SoccerTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Chess, Chess Club, Choir, Community Service Club, Dance, Drama, Fashion Design, Harvard Model Congress, Journalism, Leadership, Model UN, National Honor Society (NHS), Robotics, Speech and Debate, Student Council Band, Chess, Chess Club, Choir, Dance, Drama, Fashion Design, Journalism, Leadership, Model UN, Robotics, Community Service Club,
Harvard Model Congress,
National Honor Society (NHS),
Speech and Debate,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • The Quarry Lane School was ranked among the top 1.5% of the best private high schools in the nation (source: Niche.com 2015 ranking) Voted Best of the Bay: Preschool, Elementary, Middle and High School by Bay Area Parent Magazine in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015! 
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5  4/16/2013
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